Save the Date: Public Reception to Kick Off Why Treaties Matter Outreach Event

Minnesota American Indian Bar Association

Save the Date

Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 4:30-7:00 PM

          MAIBA will be co-hosting an extraordinary outreach event with the United States District Court, District of Minnesota and FBA-MN focusing on Indian treaty rights.  As part of the event, the Why Treaties Matter Exhibit will be on display at the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis for two weeks in November.  MAIBA will be co-hosting a kickoff reception on November 3, 2015 in the atrium of the U.S. Courthouse in Minneapolis for the outreach event. The Honorable Diane Humetewa (Hopi), the first Native American women appointed to an Article III Judgeship and the first enrolled tribal member to serve as a United States District Court Judge will be providing the keynote address at the kickoff reception.  We hope to see you at the event.  Miigwech and have a good day.

Public Reception to Kick Off Why Treaties Matter Outreach Event
Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 4:30-7:00 pm
U.S. Courthouse, Minneapolis
300 South Fourth St.
Minneapolis, MN 55415

Indian Law Section Program for Michigan State Bar Meeting — Sept. 18, 2014

Annual Business Meeting & Program

This event is offered in conjunction with the Bar’s Annual Meeting

Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014
Business Meeting: 1:00–2:00 p.m.
Program: 2:00–4:00 p.m.
Location: DeVos Place, Grand Rapids
Registration is requested to allow for proper facilities planning. Visit the Bar’s Annual Meeting page for more details.

Michigan v. Bay Mills
A look at the key issues in the recent Supreme Court case, Michigan v. Bay Mills Indian Community.
Speakers: Riyaz Kanji, Kanji & Katzen PLLC, Ann Arbor
Kathryn Tierney, Bay Mills Indian Community, Brimley
Louis Reinwasser, State of Michigan, Environment Natural Res. & Agric. Div., Lansing

2014 Tecumseh Peacekeeping Award recipient:  Assistant United States Attorney Jeff J. Davis

Online Materials for Michigan State Bar American Indian Law Section Meeting

Here are material to supplement today’s MSB American Indian Law Section program on the Indian Child Welfare Act:


In re J.L. opinion (Mich. S. Ct.)

American Indian Law Section amicus brief in In re J.L.

Michigan Court Improvement Program — ICWA Resource Guide

Facing the Future: The Indian Child Welfare Act at 30 (MSU Press)

ILPC Occasional Paper 2009-04 The Origins of the Indian Child Welfare Act: A Survey of the Legislative History (or here)

ILPC Occasional Paper 2009-05 The Indian Child Welfare Act: A Case Update (August 2008-August 2009) (or here)